National parks news from around the country.
Citing inclement weather and frequent flash flooding, the Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation office will not issue any Backcountry Use Permits for Little Colorado River Gorge Navajo Tribal Park until Oct. 1.
Grand Canyon Students returned to school Aug. 1.
The Grand Canyon Historical Society (GCHS) presented its highest honor, the Pioneer Award, to Grand Canyon geologist and author Wayne Ranney at its annual picnic at Shoshone Point July 8.
Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 8
As of July 30, the Obi Fire on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park has grown to about 950 acres.
Scientists involved in Mexican wolf recovery say environmental groups distributing old and faulty data that calls for the release of captive adult wolves are not helping the recovery of the endangered subspecies.
Around the Canyon: Week of Aug. 1
More people visited Arizona last year than ever before and spent record amounts of money according to research released July 25 by the Arizona Office of Tourism.
The Obi Fire, which started on July 21st, is approximately 435 acres.